12/08/2020 QUICK TIPS

Just how safe are your passwords?

Whilst you may not have been using ‘admin’ or ‘password123’ for the past few years, just how safe are your passwords?

Would it surprise you to learn that a short password comprising of a pets name and a special date (sam2091990) could be cracked within 169 days?

Crucially, if this same password was just one or two characters longer, you could add a further 16 - 600 years to the time it would take to crack it.

Mind melted? Well, take a look at our table below and see just how long it would take to crack your password.

You can also download this as a PDF here to show your team members just how important password safety really is.

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